This Italian switchblade swinguard stiletto knife is made in Italy customized by Walt's Flatguard Knives (Latama Cutlery), also known as a swing guard switchblade, opens with the push of the button and closes by simply pushing down on the lock back to release the blade then pushing down on the blade. This automatic switchblade Swinguard is has a Latama Walt's Flatguard Swinguard Knife 9" Ram Horn handle and Half Grind Blade and is overall is open length is approximately 9" inches with approximately 4" blade length of and a cutting edge of 3.375" and it's approximately " closed. It weighs in at approximately 4.33 oz. and has a hefty 5mm backspring and has the Walt's stylized Cat tang stamp on the blade. All of our switchblade knives are genuine Italian knives made in Maniago, Italy!